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for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the deal creating the world's largest airline became official today. american airlines emerged from bankruptcy to join with u.s. airways. the new carrier will operate under the american airlines name. the merger leaves four airlines controlling more than 80% of the american travel market. passengers won't see immediate changes to reservations or frequent flyer programs, and it remains unclear if the deal will mean higher fares. eight of the most prominent u.s. tech companies, including apple, google and facebook, are calling for tighter controls on government surveillance. they sent an open letter to president obama today, in the wake of revelationshat the go
no further than shanghai. that chinese city has ranked top in math, reading, and science among teenagers. a new global report says that east asian schools are at the top of academic excellence by tackling tough classrooms and abandoning rote learning. things were not so good for students in the united states. a 15-year-old there jailed in math and were average for reading and science. france is above average in reading and writing but has reading and math, now in 20 fifth place. we leave you with that. you are watching "france 24." >> i am joined on the set by mrs. rush -- -- what is making headlines this morning? >> we start with syria and the question of bashar al-assad. i will go straight away the independent newspaper in the u.k.. bashar al-plicated assad in war crimes. you can see the piece there. the u.n. is keeping full lists of suspected war criminals. the evidence -- until the evidence is requested for an incredible -- four a credible investigation. more broadly on the situation seery, it is a story not being covered as much as usual compared to the events on the ground. when th
and compare performances in reading, math and science. results from 2012 were released today, and, once again, the u.s. hovered near the middle of the pack, lagging in some areas even as other countries advanced. math remains the biggest challenge. 29 other systems had higher average scores than american high schoolers. the u.s. fared better in reading, where it ranked 20th, and in science, ranking 23rd. the best results were in east asia, where students from shanghai, singapore, south korea and japan, among others, placed near the top. pisa results also showed another concern for american teens as well: a smaller percentage of them reached the top levels of proficiency. as in the past, though, some education experts questioned just what and how much pisa tells us, given social, cultural and economic differences among nations. the pisa test is coordinated by the organization for economic cooperation and development, the o.e.c.d. andreas schleicher serves as deputy director for education and skills there. he helped develop and runs the tests, and joins us now. >> so explain to us first, what i
sciences the support it poisoning theory the palestinian leader's body was exchanged attacks last year amid continuing claims he was mad at her friend's ex pats have reportedly ruled out the possibility that he was poisoned his wife celia says she rejects those findings the palestinians expressed skepticism. ms rau says no surprises here francis to or thrice the deployment of armed guards ownership says parts of the anti piracy measures as already the case for shipping companies from persons spain and denmark but then honesty is friendship in companies that have to make do with protection by the french navy william gilbert brown has the story. four years ago the built in to pump a was captured by somali pirates and its crew held hostage for two months. many countries have struggled to fight piracy. since two thousand a friend says provided naval protection for its vessels and now for the first time ever its author a ship's to seek outside help. we will allow the use of private teams who can complement missions being accomplished by the national navy the prime minister added that the move le
and applied skills in math and science to be three years and urbanization on tuesday released its two thousand and twelve assessment of five hundred ten thousand students from sixty five countries and territories. japanese students did better in all three areas compared to two thousand and nine. asian students dominated the top ranks in the latest survey teams from chennai. i came first in all categories as they did in two thousand and nine. hong kong placed second in reading and science and third in that. an expert on academic testing has this to say the students in asia seem to have a strong belief that with mosley took place in a high ranking university which in turn leads to a stable future. professor for the sustenance and a balk countries tend to be less motivated to study he says the japanese government is to come up with ways to foster an interest in learning the chinese government leaders are trying to contain what they see as rebels who want to split the country some members of the muslim community of wheat beers are demanding autonomy in response violent attacks have been launched t
laughs. we'll look at hardware. this is a show about science by scin histories. kyle hill is an engineer, and he's investigating head-to-head combat and cutting edge technology that can help to detect a concussion before it's too late. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. operative. she was packaging that can one day replace
. >> let's talk about this with pane, a professor of political science at a university. he joins me from bangkok. what do you think he's up to. >> what do i think about? >> what do you think suthep thaugsuban is up to? he was addressing the thai people in the last hour. he's not going to go into politics. the movement is not over. he wants to see the end of the thaksin. what is his end game? >> i think the people on the street want a better election system, and they want the government to hear their demand more clearly. i think in the last half hour, they are beginning to consider to apply people's assembly within the constitution, and to accommodate the demands. that is - even this is true, it's a good move from the government. the people from all political groups in thailand are concerned with the elections not reflecting all their concerns. they are 45 million eligible workers in thailand out of 65 million. 75% of those came out working last time. 35 million people, in fact. 15 million for the government party. and another 12 million voting for the democrat party. the two parties are
now from bangkok is a professor of political science at the university. and thank you very much for making it on the show. now, we have got the prime minister who dissolved the parliament and early elections called and they want no more of the clan, is that really possible in thai politics? >> well, they are working hard to negotiate, to make sure that the influence of the shinawatra family is reduced and not sure it will happened in the future but demonstrators are hoping that they are demanding that the new elections should be with improved mechanisms to reduce the influence of the family and hoping for and we are listening, waiting to listen to the announcement from the leader of the protest movement in the next few minutes. >> there could be a little confusion here for those of us who are not familiar with thai politics, do antiprotesters want no more of the clan or bring the monarchy back and do away with democracy? >> well, i think the main objective of the -- what the so called people's democratic reform committee is to make sure that they have a better political reform i
this is no science fiction. he says the service could be technically ready in four to five years. but bezos adds that u.s. aviation authorities will need to drop regulations for unmanned aircraft before such a service could get off the ground. >>> fast food chains in japan are coming up with new menus to attract more customers and boost profits. those chains are trying to win price-cutting competition and overcome rising costs stemming from the yen's decline. a conveyor belt sushi chain is one of them. it has started serving coffee, unusual for japanese sushi restaurants. more than 300 restaurants in the chain across the country have installed coffee machines. in some of them, coffee is served on a conveyor belt just like sushi. they plan to add a new dish of boiled beef and vegetables to its menu this week. it's priced at around $6, which is among the highest priced dishes. it's cut its earnings forecast for this fiscal year. the company says it will introduce value added meals to turn the business around. that's all for now in business. i'll leave you with the market figures. >>> haiku are sho
it comes to the science is not on treating. the top of the costs of stevens and sung high tying a tiny government doesn't release results for the whole country. gemini schools than in belgium but about vietnam. and last month's kit including ten these results have improved considerably since the last piece of the pool it was published in two thousand gemini school is selling ban came as a cell. the reading skills of fifteen year old was found to be well then add the global operates children for migrant and for a social backgrounds placenta be at a particular disadvantage the study treated to a series of educational conferences in gemini and one of the country's federal states introduced reforms the latest results and that there's been some improvement among children from socially disadvantaged families. but critics say the system still leaves too many behind. still commutes between dusk and children only go to school for a day with you one of the main areas the anti reform in the german school system the children went to school for the whole day there were no longer to learn the more t
. this is the new needle intensive care unit at the service science regional medical center in football but most of the babies here were born premature. under normal circumstances he would be kept in incubators. not after typhoon high again. nurses here have had to improvise at the maternity ward mother's tender new words enter the heat. electricity itself. most of the day in most areas of the hospital but this is where many mothers in the fall but now come to deliver their babies the average number for the hospital has doubled this is the only fully operational hospital here in fl the city. even then it's probably not good enough shape to adequately serve the needs of its patients. a lot of its equipment and supplies were also added that mr walked away for the water search for meaning. that is empty the truth and nothing can cry from the company you might expect the many free seen. in texas this season many. he acted maniac in the spring of this piece is the most. but the single biggest health problem that emerging now has pneumonia according to the health department. the hospital has seen his
for courts to overturn convictions based on science that is later debunked so on november 18th the san antonio four reunited and meeting the granddaughter for the first time and ready to makeup for lost time. >> it was a death in the family and births. marriages and just so many things over the years that we have missed. >> reporter: the road aheld won't be easy, the women have been released but not exonerated and there is that to fight, jobs to find and lives to rebuild. the four say as long as they stick together they will do all that and more. heidi docastra al jazeera san antonio. >> more than 2000 people who were wrongfully convicted have been exonerated in the past two decades and spent an average of ten years in prison and 30% of them have been exonerated by dna evidence. the president obama and first ladder were there and billy joel and santana and oprah singer, jazz musician herbie joncock and these are performers who influenced culture through the arts. and the flash mob military style, the u.s. airforce ban surprised visitors at the washington and space museum and it starte
places, less generally. there's no science to it. one of the things that was irresponsibly sold was the idea that a certain idea of stops and frisks would make the city safer. if you double it the city would be twice as safe. it was bizarre and shouldn't have been put out there. >> you mentioned the counterterrorism. some argue it's very successful since there's not been a major terrorist attack. what is it that needs to happen in that unit. i think it needs to scale back the activities. the unit targeted the communities, not based on a suspicion of wrongdoing. people were muslim. they went to the mosque, they went to a halal butcher shop. these are the things used to target communities. we need to go back it a place where people civil people when there was a reason to do so. they don't go around collecting everything from the halal food restaurants. >> be more focused on it. ooep if it leads to know terrorist attack. >> you are assuming there's a causation between the wide net. >> last year the uniform chief of the intelligence division said that they had not had a single in th
will do more of it in some places, a lot less of it generally but there is no science to it. one things that got irresponsibly sold is that a certain amount of stops and frifshingz would make the city safer and if you doubled that, the city would somehow be twice as safe. that was bizarre and should never have been put out there. >> you mentioned the counter terrorism formed after september 11th. some arguments, it's very successful especially since there has not been a major terror attack in new york city since then. what needs to happen with that unit? >> that unit needs to significantly scale back its activities. the unit has targeted entire communities, not based upon any suspicion of wrongdoing but simply because people were muslim, because they went to the mosque, because they prayed >> because they went to a halal butcher shop. these are the kind of things that have been used to target entire communities. we need to go back to a place where the police surveilled people when they had a reason to do so and don't just go around klegging those who go to the halal restaurants. >> if h
that his death was caused by polonium-210. french science tests found polonium found in the natural origin and did not cause the death. his widow reacts to conflicting reports. >> you can imagine to what extent i'm upset by these contradictions regarding the best european experts on the matt. what should one think. >> reporter: an document first reported that swiss scientists found high levels of polonium in blood and urine samples. arafat's widow, a french citizen, asked for a an inquiry eight years after his death. 60 tissue samples were collected and distributed to france, switzerland and russia. swiss scientists concluded that he was poisoned. >> they are characteristic of him having a dose of polonium just before he died. so those levels are about 36 times what you would expect in a normal person. >> reporter: according to palestinian officials russian scientists reported the amount of polonium in arafat's samples were inconclusive. france reports it could have come from naturally occurring gasses surrounding the too many. >> french officials say they'll continue their investigation.
this looks like science-fiction. it's not. >> wow. >> this is early. this is still years away. drops the package. >> there's the package. >> you get your package. we can do half hour delivery. designee said years away but he went on to say maybe four or five. he said the plan is not practical and wouldn't work for all items. >> he's one of the new tech geniuses. i got to say, this is a good indication that this guy, just like steve jobs before him, dropping a lot of acid. dropping a lot of acid because that will never happen. >> you have a tremendous tree line here. i can't quite get the drone in. what about a parking lot. >> how do you get it to -- >> does not happen. >> weekly reader things there will be flying cars by the end of the century. >> are you still reading "weekly reader." >> i still read "weekly reader." >> amazon is amazing. >> how do you do it in a city. >> dropped to your whole building. >> they are amazon. >> they can do anything. >> they can do everything. order diapers and they are there by dinner time. >> they can be here before you get off the set. >> i often am
the first science monday evening. nothing was decided. the anti-government leader aim out of that saying they were no better off, there was no negotiation, it was a meet and greet situation. there have been reports that perhaps there are more mings taking place between those respective leaders. >> the dust is settling after a wild weekend of football. mark morgan is here to tell us about it. >> are you a college football fan? >>meh. >> i didn't expect a meh. here's the deal with number one alabama falling to auburn that in amazing finish saturday, the b.c.s. standards have shifted, boasting a new number one and number what. florida state moves into the top spot. the seminoles throttled florida over the weekend. ohio state is now second. the buckeyes squeaked by rainfall michigan, needing to stop a two-point conversion to hold on for the win. auburn to win over alabama had the tigers in third. missouri is now number five. >> 100 yards for the touchdown against alabama mauve set the stage for much discussion about which teams should be in the national title game. now auburn faces missouri
classroom, according to test results focussing on maths, english and science. singapore, taiwan and south korea are at the top of the list. the american results were called a picture of stagnation. the test was given to 50-year-olds in 55 countries. a man was trapped for three days under water after his boat capsized off the coast of name earia. it was an accident that took the lives of many people. >> this was the mission to recover bodies from a boat. suddenly a rescue diver finds this. >> harrison survived for three days in a pocket of air, drinking water and fizzy drinks. is 11 of the crew died when it capsized and sank. >> a diver pulls harrison from the sunken boat. >> harrison is now safe and with a story of remarkable survival to tell. . >> it's amazing. he survived off one bottle of soda. >> anunderwater discovery of a different sore. this 400 foot mega-subways found off the sea floor of hawaii. it dates back to world war ii. it was one of five that met a similar fate. >>> in australia a birt took a camera on the flight of its life. he took off on a 70 mile journey. the bird's fl
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